(October 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in July 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Captain America! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

In Mortal Combat with Captain America! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-762

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; Kraven the Hunter [Sergei Kravanoff]; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts; Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo); The Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Chameleon tricks Iron Man into attacking Captain America, and the two fight until the misunderstanding is discovered.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story sets up the launch of an ongoing Captain America feature in the next issue.

Jack Kirby drew the figure of Captain America on page 3; panel 7; Iron Man on page 9; panel 4 (possibly); and Iron Man and Cap on page 12; panel 2. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko; Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen; Artie Simek

Synopsis:
Advertises Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964), Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #2 (1964) and Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964). Printed between the pages of the Iron Man story.

The Runner! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-555

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mike; Hermes; Snaky Blake
Synopsis:
A chance encounter with Hermes teaches a boy how to run fast.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues from last issue. Printed between the Iron Man story and the Tales of the Watcher story. This is the last text story page published in Tales of Suspense.

The Watcher Must Die! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-770

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu]; Warlord Wrogg
Synopsis:
An alien warlord attacks the Watcher, and is instantly destroyed by accelerated aging.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the last Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense. Another series starts as a back-up in Silver Surfer (Marvel, 1968 series) #1 (August 1968).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain America!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. In Mortal Combat with Captain America!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  4. 3. The Runner!
  5. 4. The Watcher Must Die!
    Tales of the Watcher
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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